Ericaceae Pyrola chlorantha Sw.

Greenflowered Wintergreen

Navajo, Kayenta - Drug, Antidiarrheal

Use documented by:
Wyman, Leland C. and Stuart K. Harris, 1951, The Ethnobotany of the Kayenta Navaho, Albuquerque. The University of New Mexico Press, page 35

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Scientific name: Pyrola chlorantha Sw.
USDA symbol: PYCH (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Greenflowered Wintergreen
Family: Ericaceae
Family (APG): Ericaceae
Native American Tribe: Navajo, Kayenta
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Antidiarrheal
Notes: Plant used for infants with bloody diarrhea.

RECRD: 92963 id: 31777